‘UK’s Most Disgusting House’ Sells For £35k More Than Expected

A house in Stoke that had been branded the UK’s most disgusting home has sold for £35,000
more than expected at auction after a bidding war pushed the price up to £145,000.

The Metro reports that the semi-detached property on Camperdown Street had a moderate price
guide of £110,000 when it was placed on the lot at Auction House Devon and Cornwall on 18

The auction opened at that price, and bidders placed offers in £5,000 increments before a proxy
bid – when prospective buyers advise the auctioneers as to their maximum bid, and the auctioneer
bids on their behalf up to that maximum – saw the auction soar to £145,000.

The house was acquired by a property company when its owners died and their son was unable to
cope, and it quickly made headlines and gained notoriety as the UK’s ‘most disgusting’ after photos
emerged that showed bags of rubbish piled high inside/

The kitchen floor was completely covered with carrier bags, milk cartons and old food packaging,
while worktops were buried beneath pizza boxes, egg boxes, and jars of sauce. Newspapers – one
dating back to 2008 – plastic bags and other debris covered most of the floor.
Access to the property was also difficult as nettles and vines grew wild, while out-of-control ivy had
enveloped the side of the house, the windows, and the roof.

One shocking image showed what looked like dozens of bottles of cider scattered across the floor,
however, it soon became known that the bottles were full of urine.

Thankfully, the property was given a clear-out and a thorough professional cleaning before the

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